Elise Lu, MD, PhD

Elise Lu, MD

Hometown: Columbia, MO

College/Medical School: University of Rochester/ MD/PhD at Washington University in St Louis

Residency: UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh 

Career/Research Interests: I’m interested in clinical research, particularly studying management and outcomes in failure to thrive.

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: Married to David Lu, a roboticist. We have one daughter who is almost 2 years old.

Hobbies and Interests: Sewing (quilts and clothing), running, keeping up with my toddler

Travel/Languages: I love traveling to new countries, hopping on a train, and just seeing where it takes me. I’ve been to India, Japan, and various European countries. 

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: Medium-sized city with a big personality, great Hospital Medicine division with a new fellowship and lots of open avenues for research.